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Chef's Hat, circa 1944

1942/1946

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

Diner cooks had to prepare good tasting food quickly. They had to handle grills, ovens, and fryers while in plain sight of the customer. Cook Eddie Epstein wore this cap when he worked in a Bridgeport, Connecticut diner about 1944.

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  • Title: Chef's Hat, circa 1944
  • Date Created: 1942/1946
  • Location: United States, Connecticut, Bridgeport
  • Subject Keywords: Epstein, Eddie, Cooking, Cooks, Dinners and dining, Toques (Caps), Clothing
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Toque (Cap)
  • Object ID: 93.166.2.5
  • Image ID: THF101240
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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